forecasters could be historic wild weather. >> wine ribs steak chicken wings. as long as i have power, there is plenty of tv. >> we decided to come early with the store first opened. >> batteries and, mark has essentials. here the generators were sold out. as residents rushed to prepare, so are the utility companies. the storm could knockout power to thousands. pepco says they will be ready. >> we will open additional staging areas to allow us to reach into prince george's county and district. >> in addition to regular staff they have added 2500 line, 400 tree trimmers, and 400 damage assessors.